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Swift Cottage

Mawgan-in-Meneage, near Helston, Cornwall (Ref. 976530)

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi


    • “The cottage was in a very quiet spot. The cottage had all that we needed. The welcome was very friendly and we were happy there.”

    Mrs Edwards, September 2018

    • “A wonderful week spent in Swift Cottage. With 3 children under 5 we were over the moon with every element of this holiday cottage and all of the facilities at Mudgeon Vean. Fabulously equipped, beautiful location, great value for money and wonderful hosts. Thank you Sarah and Jem.”

    Mrs Betty, Bristol, August 2018

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The Property

2 miles from Mawgan and 2 from Manaccan, above the Helford River. Fifty-five acres of fields and woodland with panoramic countryside views and woodland trail to enjoy. The friendly owners are pleased to introduce you to the rabbits, ducks and hens. Plenty of outdoor play space with swings, football goals, climbing frames, sandpit, picnic bench. Large games cabin (table tennis, pool table, games/toys, coin-operated tumble drier). Each cottage has its own enclosed garden. Space for your surfboards, bicycles and boats/trailers (by arrangement). Farm shop, 1 mile walk. Tranquil walk to Nat. Trust Tremayne Quay on the Helford River. This is ‘the good life’: a peaceful place for freedom and fun in a beautiful area. Spring water. Arrival after 4pm.
Swift Cottage is semi-detached. To the back, enclosed courtyard with 3 steps up to terrace (table/chairs). Shallow step up from front garden (bench/table) into porch (space for boots/coats). Step up to stable doors into welcoming open-plan living/dining/kitchen (slimline dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, under counter fridge, under counter freezer, electric cooker) with beams, open fire, sofas (double sofa bed), TV/DVD and iPod dock. Stairs (stairgate) up to two bedrooms - a double, and a room with child bunks (2'6"). Bathroom (suite, shower over bath).

Mawgan-in-Meneage: village (church, PO/shop, good food pub) in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on Mawgan Creek, leading to the Helford River. Good walking. Trelowarren (restaurant, spa), 2 miles. Seal sanctuary, 2 miles; Flambards theme park, 5. Beaches (Gunwalloe, Church Cove, Poldhu), 5 miles. Helford (sailing club, pub, café), 4 miles; Helston, 5; Porthleven, 7.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x child bunk room. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Sitting room with double sofa bed and open fire. Kitchen with dining area.


  • Electric panel heaters, night storage heating with open fire
  • Microwave, under counter larder fridge, under counter freezer
  • tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for one car
  • Enclosed courtyard garden with childrens play area
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly
  • Note: Check-in time 4pm.

Regional Information

MAWGAN-IN-MENEAGE Helston lies at the western gateway to the Lizard Peninsula, a large area of downland fringed by a beautiful and spectacular coastline. Helston is a pleasant busy market town famous for its Flora Day Festival and the many stories and legends about the "Furry Dance" are told in the fascinating Helston Folk Museum. Nearby is the Poldark Mine, one of the best underground experiences in the south west and which tells of the widespread mining heritage of this area. Nestled in a tranquil setting is the National Seal Sanctuary on the Helford River, where there is plenty of entertainment watching seals play and feed. If it is thrill rides that excites you, then Flambards theme park will keep you amused all day and also has excellent living history experiences. Further afield is the harbour town of Falmouth to the east and Land's End to the west. Helston is a wonderful holiday destination offering plenty of attractions for the whole family.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Note: Spring water. Arrival after 4pm.
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.